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Video of Mild & Bitter's 100th mission

Connections

Units

  • 322nd Bomb Group

    322nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 322nd Bombardment Squadron (Medium) was activated on 19-Jun-1942 at MacDill Field, Florida with B-26B Marauder aircraft. In late September 1942 the unit moved to Drane Field, Florida. The Ground echelon sailed for the UK aboard the Queen Elizabeth...

People

  • Lee Rice

    Military | Major | Co-pilot
    Assigned 452BS, 322BG, 9AF USAAF. Awards: DFC, AM (9OLC), WWII Victory, EAME (2 x Battle Stars).

  • Paul Shannon

    Military | Major | Bomber pilot
    Assigned to 452BS, 322BG, 9AF USAAF. Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

Aircraft

  • 41-31819 'Mild and Bitter'

    B-26 Marauder
    Assigned to 452BS, 322BG, 9AF USAAF. First B-26 in the European Theater of Operations to complete 100 operational missions. This was accomplished on an afternoon raid on a Nazi airfield at Evreux/Fauville, southwest of Rouen, France, 9-May-44. She had...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
17 February 2019 17:45:55 general ira snapsorter Changes to unit associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Associated aircraft and group.

Date Contributor Update
17 February 2019 13:52:06 lexilad Created entry with caption and person associations
Sources

Charles Parker, step-son of Lee Willison Rice

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